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ROCKFORD, Ill. – In partnership with the Winnebago County Health Department, state Rep. Dave Vella, D-Rockford, is assisting local residents who qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine to sign up for appointments.
ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – State Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is highlighting the opportunity for residents to enroll in or change their healthcare plans with the recent reopening of the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – Determined to root out corruption in state government by passing widespread ethics reforms, state Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, recently introduced legislation to prohibit legislators from holding any gaming related financial interest.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, will lead an effort for stronger ethical reforms in state government and prioritize health care, access to education, safer communities and resources for first responders as a member of several key House committees.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In order to reduce the tax burden on older Illinoisans, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is sponsoring legislation to extend the maximum reduction for the senior citizens homestead property tax exemption to all counties across the state to $8,000 instead of $5,000.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To advocate for policies that improve the state’s finances and create equitable opportunities for all students, state Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will be serving on a variety of committees in Springfield that will help her fight for the key issues of the 41st House District.
GURNEE, Ill. – As a strong advocate for the needs of middle and working-class families, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, introduced House Bill 2387, a measure that would lower the sales tax rate on diapers, baby formula and breastfeeding supplies from 6.25% to 1%.
Aurora, Ill. – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, has been appointed to serve as chair of the Veterans Affairs and State Government Administration committees for the 2021-2022 legislative session and will also serve on three additional House committees.
CHICAGO – A historic package of criminal justice reforms spearheaded by state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, is now law as Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the legislation today, making Illinois a leader in the effort to root out systemic racism and ensure justice and equality for all residents.
Hernandez Highlights Commitment to COVID-19 Relief as Vice Chair of House Cities and Villages Committee, Member of Education, Environment and Commerce Committees
AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is highlighting her commitment to prioritizing COVID-19 relief, economic recovery and environmental advocacy as Vice Chair of the House Cities and Villages Committee and member of the House Appropriations – Higher Education, Energy and Environment, Housing and International Trade and Commerce Committees.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Following the extreme winter storms that hit the Metro East last week, state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, is highlighting the Illinois State Police’s (ISP) “Thank a Trooper” program to commend State Troopers and other police officers for their bravery in assisting Illinoisans on the roadways during dangerous conditions.
CHICAGO – With today’s signing of landmark criminal justice reform by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is highlighting his “No Representation Without Population Act” component of the measure that will require incarcerated individuals to be counted at their home address for redistricting purposes, not their prison location.
GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, was recently appointed to serve as the vice chair of the House Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility committee during the 102nd General Assembly. As vice chair, Mason is pledging to stand up for middle and working-class residents by fighting to lower the cost of prescription medications.
Yang Rohr To Host ‘Coffee and Conversation’ to Connect with Local Residents, Provide Update on Legislative Agenda
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr, D-Naperville, will host her monthly ‘Coffee and Conversation’, inviting residents from Naperville and Warrenville to discuss key local issues and to share ideas and information about her legislative agenda.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. – Following Children’s Mental Health Week, state Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, is reminding parents and caregivers to be cognizant of the mental health needs of children and teens.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is continuing his support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) in the new session and is optimistic that the General Assembly will be able to pass this landmark legislation to combat climate change and create jobs throughout Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Nicholas Smith, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after Governor Pritzker’s State of the State and Budget address on Wednesday:
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to the governor’s annual budget address, state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, released the following statement: